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Britain gains a new mountain as new model pushes Calf Top over the mark – by 6mm

Britain has a new mountain. Remodelling by Ordnance Survey has promoted a Yorkshire Dales hill to the mountain lists – b...

On test: lightweight tents reviewed

Grough spent the summer camping out in a quest for the best of small one- or two-person lightweight tents.

Review: The Pennine Way: the Path, the People, the Journey by Andrew McCloy

Not a guidebook to Britain's first long-distance footpath, more a journal with lots of colourful accounts of people and things you might encounter on the walk.

Vango unveils new innovations as the brand celebrates 50 years

Vango, probably Britain's best known tent brand, celebrates its 50th birthday this year. We took a trip north of the border for a view of its new gear...

Bridgedale makes the grade for Duke of Edinburgh's Award list for eighth year

UK-manufactured socks from Bridgedale make the recommended list again for thousands of DofE expeditioners.

Walkers invited to sign up for charity torchlit ascent of Ben Lomond

Hillwalkers are being invited to dig out their torches and pull on their boots for a fundraiser on Scotland’s most southerly munro.

Nevis team will dig to uncover mysteries of Dun Deardail vitrified Iron Age fort

Archaeologists will begin probing an Iron Age fortress within sight of Britain’s highest mountain next week.

Loch Venachar campers receive police warning for felling tree for firewood

A group of campers was given an official police warning after officers discovered they had chopped down a lochside tree for their fire.

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after injuring ankle on Hay Stacks

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after slipping and injuring herself. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out shortly after...

Rohan shops repeat September discount for donors to Gift Your Gear

A scheme that collects unwanted outdoor gear for re-use by community groups is appealing for more donations.

North-east mountain rescuers deal with record number of incidents in August

Two mountain rescue teams covering the North Pennines and the North-East responded to a record number of calls during August.

Vanessa Griffiths appointed Ramblers' chief executive

A former conservation charity boss is to step in as chief executive of the country’s biggest walkers’ organisation.

Mountain rescuer James Edwards died after fall on munro ascent to set up radio link

Rescuers have revealed details of the difficult operation to reach one of their members who died after falling on a remote mountain in north-west Scotland.

Mend Our Mountains-funded work begins with Exmoor footpath restoration

Footpath repairs supported by a crowdfunding project have begun on Exmoor. A section of a route near Chains Combe in Exmoor national park is the fi...

Montane unveils fruits of Gore collaboration with new range of waterproof gear

Montane is the first technical outdoor brand to gain a Gore licence for more than 10 years. Its new waterproofs use a range of Gore-Tex fabrics...

Scarborough mountain rescuers add fourth vehicle and extend headquarters

A mountain rescue team’s extended headquarters were officially opened by a lord lieutenant during an open day.

Olympics bosses confirm sport climbing will be included in 2020 Tokyo games

Climbing will become an Olympic sport, the movement’s bosses have announced. A much anticipated announcement in Rio de Janeiro by the Internation...

BMC boss pleads with critics of new Climb Britain name: 'give it time'

The boss of the representative body for mountaineers in England and Wales has responded to the storm of criticism of the decision to change its name.

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